CHICAGO (CBS) — Severe weather is moving through the Chicago area Friday night.
Severe storms moved through Chicago and were in the Northwest Indiana area around 10:15 p.m. leaving flooding behind. Wind damage and power outages were common, especially west of the city and even in the city itself.READ MORE: Chicago Public Library Posts Archive Of Speeches By Mayor Harold Washington, Born 99 Years Ago Thursday
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Funnel clouds were reported near Rockford, but no tornado touchdowns were reported.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cooler Than Normal
Some areas picked up one to two inches of rain in an hour.
Damaging winds moved through Sleepy Hollow around 3 p.m. near I-90 and Randall Road, bringing down power lines. Wind gusts were between 50 and 55 mph. Trees the were one to two feet in diameter were taken down in DeKalb. Wind gusts were reported up to 71 mph in Morris and Addison. Trees were reported down on cars in Elmwood Park.
ComEd reported 415 outages affecting 25,747 customers around 9 p.m. Friday night.
Heavy rain could lead to flooding later in the evening and strong winds (up to 60 mph) remain the main threat. Isolated tornados are possible as storms develop.MORE NEWS: 2 Dogs Killed, 7 People Left Homeless After Waukegan Fire
Scattered storms are possible again on Saturday. Temperatures will stay in the upper 80s throughout the weekend and next week.